Over 20 school children poisoned in northern Sri Lanka
English.news.cn   2015-03-19 14:46:33

COLOMBO, March 19 (Xinhua) -- Over twenty school children were hospitalized in Sri Lanka's northern town of Jaffna on Thursday after being poisoned from consuming water from the school tank, the police said.

According to police officials, 27 school children had been rushed to a nearby state hospital by the school authorities after they fell ill.

Police said that two poison bottles had been found from the water tank and the school management had lodged a complaint with the local police.

Police have launched investigations to probe the incident.

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Over 20 school children poisoned in northern Sri Lanka

English.news.cn 2015-03-19 14:46:33

COLOMBO, March 19 (Xinhua) -- Over twenty school children were hospitalized in Sri Lanka's northern town of Jaffna on Thursday after being poisoned from consuming water from the school tank, the police said.

According to police officials, 27 school children had been rushed to a nearby state hospital by the school authorities after they fell ill.

Police said that two poison bottles had been found from the water tank and the school management had lodged a complaint with the local police.

Police have launched investigations to probe the incident.

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